Education

After Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening, Area Districts Reveal Back To School Plans

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.

East End Families Plan To Balance Work And Kids As Schools Open In The...

East End Families Plan To Balance Work And Kids As Schools Open In The Fall

Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Sag Harbor 9-Year-Old Mows Lawns For Free As Part Of Raising Men Challenge

Sag Harbor 9-Year-Old Mows Lawns For Free As Part Of Raising Men Challenge

Young Artists Will Show Their Work At CMEE Opening

The children’s joint effort, “La Vida En Tiempos de Covid,” an approximately three-and-a-half-minute digital presentation, will be unveiled on an outdoor movie screen at a drive-in opening in the museum’s parking lot from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 15.

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

With Deadline Approaching, Schools Begin to Unveil Reopening Plans

With the deadline for school districts in New York State to file plans to reopen their buildings for instruction this fall fast approaching — plans must be submitted this Friday, July 31 — South Fork schools have been rolling out scenarios for their districts, most including full-time, in-school instruction for early learners and elementary school students, and modified schedules for older students that includes distance learning.

Sag Harbor School Board Offered Two Additional Reopening Plans

Superintendent Jeff Nichols announced that the district task force, which has been charged with coming up with a reopening plan, has proposed two additional options to a recommendation unveiled last week that would have students in prekindergarten through ninth grade attend school in person and students in 10th through 12th grades continue to be educated by remote means.

Proposal For Split Reopening Aired In Sag Harbor

Superintendent Jeff Nichols told the Sag Harbor School Board on Monday that the task force charged with preparing a reopening plan for the district was leaning toward allowing students in prekindergarten through ninth grade to return to school in the fall, while students in 10th through 12th grades would continue to be educated remotely.

School Districts Scramble To Put Reopening Plans In Place

School districts across the East End, and elsewhere in New York State and the country, are scrambling to come up with plans for the return — remotely or in person — of students in September.

Two Sag Harbor Teachers Say Goodbye To Jobs They Loved

Two Sag Harbor Teachers Say Goodbye To Jobs They Loved

Task Force to Meet on Reopening Of Sag Harbor Schools; DeSesa Elected Board President

A task force will meet on Thursday, June 9, to discuss possible scenarios for how schools in the Sag Harbor School District will re-open this fall, although Schools Superintendent Jeff Nichols noted that New York’s 700 school districts are still waiting for guidance from state officials, and that there remains a lot of uncertainty about what will be possible due to COVID-19.

Alumni, Youth Reach Out For Social Justice At Area School Districts

Younger generations of area residents are banding together to advocate for racial justice on the East End, and across the country, including recent alumni from Westhampton Beach, Southampton and Sag Harbor schools.

Pierson High School Hosts Commencement

A downpour in the middle of the festivities didn't stop the Pierson High School Class of 2020 from commencement on Saturday evening.

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